About Pa'u Fereti Puni

Pa’u Fereti Puni, a Seventh-day Adventist from the village of Samatau, is the founder of the Sabbath Keepers Network. He is married, with one child.

Special Sabbath, June 2, at National University of Samoa, Apia
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The 1st of January, 2012, marks 50 years since the Samoan flag was first raised at Ti’afau. On an overcast day in 1962, the New Zealand flag and the Samoan flag, which had flown side-by-side at Ti’afau since 1948, were lowered by then New Zealand Prime Minister Hon. Keith Holyoake lowered the NZ flag, and … [Click to read more …]

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Discipleship In Action
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Since the beginning of the Samoa Sabbath dilemma, numerous attempts have been made by agents of the Samoa-Tokelau Mission (STM) and the South Pacific Division (SPD) to confront and discourage those who have made a stand for the Lord’s Sabbath in the new reckoning. I’ve been reminded a few times that the rational thing to … [Click to read more …]

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Awakening for Adventists in Samoa?
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In response to the Discipleship and the Persecution articles mentioned in our newsletter and the “The Next Step—Discipleship” post, one writer referred to a story in Scott Adams’ book, God’s Debris, about some bees that landed on the stained glass window of a cathedral. A bee that had landed on a piece of red glass described … [Click to read more …]

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The Next Step – Discipleship
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Last week I received an e-copy of the General Conference BRI Newsletter (April Edition, 2012) and an e-copy of the Leadership Development Journal of the Trans-European Division of the General conference (April Edition, 2012). I must say that, after reading both, I have now taken a different view to the Sabbath dilemma in Samoa. In … [Click to read more …]

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Sabbath Defined in Seventh-day Adventist Church Manual
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This week I was referred to the Seventh-day Adventist Church Manual, a voted document of the Church; this is one document that the General Conference in Session votes on and amends every five years. It is the official document of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, which clearly states which day is the Sabbath. Church Manual Revised … [Click to read more …]

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Samoan Sabbath Keepers Meet Saturday Jan 28
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While the great majority of Adventists in the Samoa-Tokelau mission area joined other Christian churches in worshiping on Sunday, after the government’s dateline realignment on December 30, 2011, a small group of Seventh-day Adventists have continued to worship on the seventh day of the week. The current dilemma facing Seventh-day Adventists in Samoa has affected … [Click to read more …]

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